Wershe’s only previous parole hearing, in 2003, was a sham built on demonstrably false law enforcement testimony. Wershe was described as in the top echelon of Detroit’s drug underworld, yet police and court records show he was never charged with drug racketeering, conspiracy or operating a continuing criminal enterprise, the usual charges brought against major dope dealers. Wershe was never named as a co-conspirator, un-indicted co-conspirator or even as a trial witness in any of the major drug trials of that era. He was never charged with a violent crime or with ordering a violent crime. He admits he was guilty of selling drugs but he and his supporters say the punishment has been totally out of proportion. Admitted drug hit men who have killed multiple victims have been imprisoned and released in the time Wershe has been behind bars. … [Read more...] about FBI Made Him Into a Cocaine Dealer, Now ‘White Boy Rick’ Is Going Free After 30 Years
Even after Wershe went to prison, the FBI asked him for help. Around 1990 at the FBI’s request Wershe told Cathy Volsan Curry that one of his trusted “connects” from Miami needed police protection. The “connect” was an undercover FBI agent posing as a big-time Miami drug dealer. She in turn introduced undercover FBI Agent Mike Castro, posing as Mike Diaz, to her father, Willie Volsan. Volsan then introduced the agent to various police officers willing to take bribes to provide protection for what they believed were drug and cash shipments through Detroit. One of the cops Volsan tapped for help was Sgt. James Harris, a member of Young’s security detail. Volsan also brought his friend Gil Hill into the undercover sting operation. … [Read more...] about Is Cocaine Legend White Boy Rick Serving Life for Busting Crooked Cops?
(CNN)For the third weekend in a row, a storm will dump rain and snow on the eastern half of the country. While this storm will have much less snow than last weekend, it could disrupt travel for millions of Americans. … [Read more...] about For a third-weekend in a row a winter storm will blast the eastern US
"We are honored to be partnering with family owned, Cleveland born business, Serpentini Auto Group," said Stacie Schmidt, vice president at Stark Enterprises. "Both of us share the like-minded approach of caring deeply for the experience of our customers and visitors, and this partnership between us will only improve our ability to do so." … [Read more...] about Auto Dealer Opening Westlake Location
WESTLAKE, OH — Ever wanted to see Out of Eden - Eagles Tribute Concert or Justin Moore & Tracy Lawrence live in action? How about The Stadium Tour: Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison & Joan Jett and The Blackhearts or Shen Yun Performing Arts? These are just a few of the big-name events scheduled at venues in the Westlake area in the coming weeks and months. See our weekly roundup of listings below for all the exciting details, dates and ticket prices. … [Read more...] about Tracy Lawrence, Monster Jam & More Top Events Near Westlake Area